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Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelThe immigration reform bill that a so-called “Gang of Eight” U.S. senators has been crafting for months is supposed to come out this week. And to promote it, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will make what may be a record number of TV...
Live Video streaming by Ustream BLUEFIELD, Va. -- Former Florida governor Jeb Bush will speak Tuesday at Bluefield College. Bush is speaking at the school as part of the Shott Lecture Series. Bush’s speech is scheduled to start at 11 a.m....
TALLAHASSEE – As the Florida Legislature heads into the final stretch of the 2013 session, it's do-or-die time for many of lawmakers' top priorities, including a controversial remedy for failing public schools and a state health care plan to...
The contentious "parent trigger" bill is slated to get another committee vote on Tuesday in Senate appropriations. The bill (SB 862) aims to give parents more say in the fate of a failing school. But an amendment the Senate version picked up earlier...
Tags: PTA, Michelle Rhee
Miami HeraldAs Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Will Weatherford sat shoulder-to-shoulder at a recent legislative prayer breakfast, the governor may have had a special reason to look to the heavens. With two weeks left in the 2013 session, Scott's legislative...
Orlando Sentinel ColumnistSaturday's column hits on the topic of Common Core, a set of school curriculum standards in English and math that Florida and 44 other states adopted. You'd think it would be a fairly dry topic, but there's nothing boring about a fight that pits Jeb...
I was at a neighborhood party recently, happily eating too many chips and dip and watching the kids jump themselves silly in a bounce house. Life was good in my little corner of suburbia. Until I heard about the latest boogeyman. A few moms started...
Tags: Maitland, Barack Obama, Glenn Beck, Rick Scott, Republican Party
Jeb Bush can fog up the picture all he wants to about his 2016 plans for a presidential run, but I’m convinced he’s already made a decision. Just look at his shifting stance on immigration. Like John McCain (who has done more about-faces on...
Tags: Primaries, Mitt Romney, Elections, Immigration, Politics
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelGov. Rick Scott told lawmakers today that teachers deserve a $2,500 raise in the coming year because “Florida's education system is making tremendous progress.” Scott addressed the Florida Legislature on its opening day as he gave his “...
TALLAHASSEE – On the campaign trail, Rick Scott made it sound like such common sense: career politicians had driven the train in Tallahassee, and it was headed off a cliff because of spiraling government growth. Scott pledged to implement an...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelFormer Gov. Jeb Bush is hinting he might run for president in 2016. The Florida Republican can expand on that idea when he's a guest this weekend on “Fox News Sunday.” He also can promote his book “Immigration Wars,” which he...
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